Why Weren’t We Told?: A Personal Search For The Truth About Our History by Henry Reynolds

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July 1999, no. 212
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Why Weren’t We Told?: A Personal Search For The Truth About Our History by Henry Reynolds

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July 1999, no. 212

In November 1998, the Governor General, Sir William Deane, found himself in the centre of a storm over the commemoration of Australia’s Aboriginal dead. Launching historian Ken Inglis’s Sacred Places: War Memorials in the Australian Landscape, Sir William remarked that in a country of more than 4,000 memorials there were none, at least of an official kind, to the Aborigines who had been slaughtered in the ‘Black Wars’ of the colonial period.

Morag Fraser reviews 'Why Weren't We Told?' by Henry Reynolds

Why Weren’t We Told?: A Personal Search For The Truth About Our History

by Henry Reynolds

Viking $24.95pb, 264 pp

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